David G. Anderson

David G. Anderson
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 Name: David G. Anderson, Ph.D.
 Country of Origin: United States of America
 Occupations: Archeologist, Professor
 Specialties: Southeastern Archaeology
 Year born: 1949
 Age: 72
 ISNI: 0000 0000 8121 0544
 LCNA: n79118411
 Attribution:
Original Curator: MaryC

David G. Anderson (born 1949) is an archaeologist in the department of anthropology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, who specializes in Southeastern archaeology.

His professional interests include climate change and human response, exploring the development of cultural complexity in Eastern North America, maintaining and improving the nation's Cultural Resource management (CRM) program, teaching and writing about archaeology, and developing technical and popular syntheses of archaeological research.

He is the project director of the on-line Paleoindian Database of the Americas (PIDBA).[1] and a Co-Director, with Joshua J. Wells, Eric C, Kansa, and Sarah Whitcher Kansa, of the Digital Index of North American Archaeology (DINAA

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Recent Developments in Southeastern Archaeology: From Colonization to Complexity
Kenneth E. Sassaman - David G. Anderson - Recent Developments in Southeastern Archaeology
This book represents a period by period synthesis of southeastern prehistory designed for high school and college students, avocational archaeologists, and interested members of the general public. It also serves as a basic reference for professional archaeologists worldwide on the...

Published in: English
Editions available: 2
Climate Change and Cultural Dynamics
Daniel H. Sandweiss - Kirk A. Maasch - David G. Anderson - Climate Change and Cultural Dynamics
The Middle Holocene epoch (8,000 to 3,000 years ago) was a time of dramatic changes in the physical world and in human cultures. Across this span, climatic conditions changed rapidly, with cooling in the high to mid-latitudes and drying in...

Published in: English
Editions available: 3
Archaeology, History, and Predictive Modeling: Research at Fort Polk, 1972-2002
Steven D. Smith - David G. Anderson - Archaeology, History, and Predictive Modeling
Fort Polk Military Reservation encompasses approximately 139,000 acres in western Louisiana 40 miles southwest of Alexandria. As a result of federal mandates for cultural resource investigation, more archaeological work has been undertaken there, beginning in the 1970s, than has occurred...

Published in: English
Editions available: 2
The Woodland Southeast
Robert C. Mainfort - David G. Anderson - The Woodland Southeast
This collection presents, for the first time, a much-needed synthesis of the major research themes and findings that characterize the Woodland Period in the southeastern United States.

Published in: English
Editions available: 2
Identity and Ecology in Arctic Siberia: The Number One Reindeer Brigade
David G. Anderson - Identity and Ecology in Arctic Siberia
This is a first-hand account of a reindeer-herding collective in the remote Taimyr peninsula of Siberia. The author gives an intimate description of the day-to-day lives of a little-known group of Evenkis as they face both economic and ecological challenges.

Published in: English
Editions available: 2
The Savannah River Chiefdoms: Political Change in the Late Prehistoric Southeast
David G. Anderson - The Savannah River Chiefdoms
This volume explores political change in chiefdoms, specifically how complex chiefdoms emerge and collapse, and how this process—called cycling—can be examined using archaeological, ethnohistoric, paleoclimatic, paleosubsistence, and physical anthropological data.

Published in: English
Editions available: 2
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